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Guide to Research Materials relating to Wendy Orr

Reference Number: MS 223

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Table of Contents

Summary

Scope and Content

Organization

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Access

Restrictions on Use

Preferred Citation

Series List and Descriptions

Series A Articles By Author

Series B Articles Relating to Publications

Series D Awards

Series E Autobiographical Notes

Series F Bibliographic Notes

Series H Reviews

Series K Correspondence

Series S Photographs

Series V Promotional Material


Summary

Collector: Lu Rees Archives
Title: Research Materials relating to Wendy Orr
Date Range: 1991 - 2003
Reference Number: MS 223
Repository: The Lu Rees Archives
Abstract: The collection includes Promotional Material, Awards, Articles By Author, Autobiographical Notes, Reviews, Correspondence, Photographs, Articles Relating to Publications and Bibliographic Notes.

Scope and Content

The collection includes Promotional Material, Awards, Articles By Author, Autobiographical Notes, Reviews, Correspondence, Photographs, Articles Relating to Publications and Bibliographic Notes.

Organization

These materials have been collected and arranged by staff of the Lu Rees Archives.

Biographical Note

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Administrative Information

Access

Access restrictions may apply to this collection. Contact the Lu Rees Archives for further information.

Restrictions on Use

No copying is permitted without the permission of the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

[Manuscript Item], Series [Number], Item [Number], Research Materials relating to Wendy Orr, MS 223, The Lu Rees Archives.

Series List and Descriptions

Series A Articles By Author

Item A1
Title: Younger Readers
Citation: Reading TIme, 39, 4 (Nov 1995): 3 - 4
Created: November 1995
Description:

Item A2
Title: An Act of Discovery
Citation: Viewpoint, 5, 1 (Autumn 1997): 18 - 19
Created: Autumn 1997
Description:

Series B Articles Relating to Publications

Item B1
Title: Books for Therapy
Citation: Oranda, (Nov 1993): 274
Created: November 1993
Description:

Item B2
Title: Dispropotionate attention on the furtunate few
Author: Matthews, Stephen
Citation: Canberra Times, 23 Apr 1994, p. C10.
Created: April 1994
Description:

Item B3
Title: Ark in the Park
Author: Hanzl, Anne
Citation: Pen 100, 1995, p. 6, Primary English Teaching Association.
Created: 1995
Description: Teaching notes

Item B4
Title: Wendy Orr'Peeling the Onion'
Author: Ponting, Jane
Citation: Viewpoint, 4, 3 (Spring 1996): 18 - 19.
Created: 1996
Description:

Item B5
Title: Cover Book : Arabella
Author: Gregg, Alison
Citation: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 24
Created: March 1998

Item B6
Title: Abjection in Contemporary Australian Young Adult Fiction
Author: Wilson, Kim
Citation: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 24-31
Created: 2001

Series D Awards

Item D1
Title of Award: CBC Awards Shortlist Younger Readers
Award For: Leaving it to you
Citation: Australian Bookseller & Publisher, (Apr 1993): 14 - 15.
Created: April 1993
Description:

Item D2
Title of Award: CBC Awards Shortlist Younger Readers
Award For: Leaving it to you
Citation: Magpies, 8, 2 (May 1993): 19 - 21
Created: May 1993
Description:

Item D3
Title of Award: CBC Book of the Year : Younger Readers
Award For: Ark in the park
Citation: The Canberra Times, 20 Aug 1995, p. 4
Created: August 1995
Description: Local writers on children's honours list' by Robert Hefner.

Item D4
Title of Award: CBC Book of the Year : Younger Readers
Award For: Ark in the park
Citation: The Age, 19 Aug 1995, p. 9
Created: August 1995
Description: Reviewer: Pam McIntyre

Item D5
Title of Award: CBC Book of the Year : Younger Readers
Award For: Ark in the park
Citation: The Sun-Herald, 20 Aug 1995, p. 134
Created: August 1995
Description: Kids' book awards' by Susan Geason.

Item D6
Title of Award: CBC Shortlist : Younger Readers
Award For: Ark in the park
Citation: n.d., p.14
Created: 1995
Description: the 19995 Shortlist'/

Item D7
Title of Award: CBC Shortlist : Older Readers
Award For: Peeling the Onion
Citation: Magpies, 12, 2 (May 1997): 46
Created: May 1997
Description: CBCA Short List for 1997 : Book of the Year Award'.

Item D8
Title of Award: CBCA Honour Book of the Year : Older Readers
Award For: Peeling the Onion
Citation: Magpies, 12, 4 (Sept 1997): 46
Created: September 1997
Description:

Item D9
Title of Award: CBCA Honour Book of the Year : Older Readers
Award For: Peeling the Onion
Citation: The Canberra Times, 12, 4 (Sept 1997): 46
Created: August 1997
Description:

Item D10
Title of Award: NSW Premier's Literary Awards 1995, The Ethel Turner Prize: shortlisted
Award For: Yasou Nikki
Title: Judges Report: The 1995 NSW Premier's Literary Awards : The Ethel Turner Prize
Author: Ridge, Judith
Citation: [Unpublished]
Created: 1995

Series E Autobiographical Notes

Item E1
Author: Orr, Wendy
Citation: Autobiographical notes supplied by author
Created: August 1995
Description:

Item E2
Author: Wendy Orr
Citation: [htttp://www.harperc.aust.com/authors/wendy_orr.htm] 14/09/99. ; HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Created: September 1999
Description: Author profiles.

Series F Bibliographic Notes

Item F1
Author: Orr, Wendy
Created: August 1995
Description: Books by Wendy Orr a list supplied by author.

Series H Reviews

Item H1
Review Of: Leaving it to you
Title: Pick of the Crop for Kids
Reviewer: Robin Morrow
Citation: The Australian Weekend Review, 24-25 April 1993.
Created: April 1993
Description:

Item H2
Review Of: Bad Martha
Title: Children's Novels Powerfully Combine Fantasy and Realism.
Reviewer: Eleanor Stodart
Citation: Canberra Times, 11 May 1991, pB9.
Created: May 1991
Description:

Item H3
Review Of: Bad Martha
Title: Bad Martha Good Fun for the Kids
Citation: Sunday Telegraph (Sydney), 24 Mar 1991, p158
Created: March 1991
Description:

Item H4
Review Of: Ark in the Park
Title: In front of the Children
Reviewer: Michelle Huet
Citation: The Age, 19 Aug 1995
Created: August 1995
Description:

Item H5
Review Of: Ark in the Park
Title: Impossible wishes that come true
Reviewer: Michelle Huet
Citation: The Canberra Times, 19 Aug 1995, pC10
Created: August 1995
Description:

Item H6
Review Of: A Light in Space
Title: Book Review/Grades 3-6
Reviewer: Anne Connor
Citation: School Library Journal, (Feb 1995).
Created: February 1995
Description:

Item H7
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Reviewer: Jane Ponting
Citation: Viewpoint, 4, 4 (Summer 1996): 26
Created: 1996
Description:

Item H8
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: First fumbles, fact and fiction
Reviewer: Linnet Hunter
Citation: The Weekend Review , 1 Sept 1996
Created: September 1996
Description:

Item H9
Review Of: Paradise Palace
Title: Small treasures
Reviewer: Cathryn Crowe
Citation: The Courier-Mail, 2 Aug 1997, p. Weekend 8
Created: August 1997
Description:

Item H10
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: Little to exicte little readers
Reviewer: Don Anderson
Citation: Sydney Morning Herald, 2 Aug 1997, p. 10s
Created: August 1997
Description:

Item H11
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: And the winner is . . .
Reviewer: Robin Morrow
Citation: The Weekend Review, 9 - 10 Aug 1997
Created: August 1997
Description:

Item H12
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: Coming of age
Reviewer: Margaret Dunkle
Citation: Australian Bookseller & Publisher, (Jun 1997): 26 - 31
Created: June 1997
Description:

Item H13
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: Children's Book of the Year Awards : Rich characterisation, generosty of spirit
Reviewer: Stephen Matthews
Citation: The Canberra Times, 16 Aug 1996, p. C10
Created: August 1997
Description:

Item H14
Review Of: Peeling the Onion
Title: The Elusive Line Between Truth and What is Imagined
Reviewer: Matthews, Stephen
Citation: Canberra Times, pp. C11
Created: 14 September 1996

Item H15
Review Of: Arabella
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: White, Kerry
Citation: Bookphile, no. 1, pp. 2
Created: March 1998

Item H16
Review Of: Nim's Island
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: White, Kerry
Citation: Bookphile, no. 2, pp. 4
Created: May 1998

Item H17
Review Of: Nim's Island
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Mauger, Chloe
Citation: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 34
Created: May 1999

Item H18
Review Of: Nim's Island
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Preddey, Virginia
Citation: Classroom, vol. 19, no. 6
Created: 1999

Item H19
Review Of: Nim's Island
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Atkinson, Dorothy
Citation: School Librarian, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 202
Created: Winter 2000

Item H20
Review Of: Ark in the Park
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Vaughan, Kit
Citation: School Library Journal, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 123
Created: June 2000

Item H21
Review Of: Nim's Island
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Whitbeck, Debbie
Citation: School Library Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 104
Created: February 2001

Item H21
Review Of: Poppy's Path
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Allen, Nola
Citation: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 36
Created: March 2002

Item H23
Review Of: Spook's Shack
Title: [Untitled]
Reviewer: Steinberger, Kevin
Citation: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 36
Created: May 2003

Series K Correspondence

Item K1
Correspondence From: R Richards
Correspondence To: W Orr
Created: June 1995
Description: Letter from R Richards to W Orr requesting material for the Lu Rees Archives, 8 Jun 1995.

Item K2
Correspondence From: W Orr
Correspondence To: R Richards
Created: August 1995
Description: Letter from W Orr to R Richards in reply to K1 and enclosing autobiographical sketch, biblography and photograph, 4 Aug 1995.

Item K3
Correspondence From: R Richards
Correspondence To: W Orr
Created: August 1995
Description: Letter from R Richards to W Orr thanking her for material sent. 16 Aug 1995.

Item K4
Correspondence From: W Orr M
Correspondence To: M Meyers
Created: January 2000
Description: Note from W Orr to M Meyers donating a draft of 'Peeling the Onion', 4 Jan 2000

Item K5
Correspondence From: W Orr
Correspondence To: M Meyers
Created: January 2000
Description: Note from W Orr to M Meyers thanking the archives for reimbursement of postage costs.

Item K6
Correspondence From: B Alderman
Correspondence To: M Meyers, M Pasfield
Created: November 1999
Description: email notifiying W Orr's change of address.

Item K7
Correspondence From: W Orr
Correspondence To: B Alderman
Created: August 1997
Description: Letter from W Orr to B Alderman donating her copies of overseas editions to the archives.

Item K8
Correspondence From: B Alderman
Correspondence To: W Orr
Created: October 1997
Description: Letter from B Alderman to W Orr thanking her for the Dutch edition of 'Peeling the Onion'- donation.

Item K9
Correspondence From: B Alderman
Correspondence To: W Orr
Created: July 1999
Description: Letter from B Alderman to W Orr thanking for her for the overseas editions donation.

Item K10
Correspondence From: M Meyers
Correspondence To: W Orr
Created: November 1999
Description: Letter from M Meyers to W Orr accepting the donation of personal papers.

Item K11
Correspondence From: Wendy Orr
Correspondence To: Belle Alderman
Created: 23 September 1998
Description: Letter re: the donation of foreign language editions of 'Peeling the Onion'.

Item K12
Correspondence From: Wendy Orr
Correspondence To: Belle Alderman
Created: 30 April 1998
Description: Letter re: donating under the Cultural Gifts Program.

Item K13
Correspondence From: Wendy Orr
Correspondence To: Belle Alderman
Created: 20 October 1999
Description: Email re: donation of manuscripts.

Item K14
Correspondence From: Belle Alderman
Correspondence To: Wendy Orr
Created: 1 October 2000
Description: Email reply re: change of address.

Item K15
Correspondence From: Belle Alderman
Correspondence To: Wendy Orr
Created: 22 April 2002
Description: Letter thanking author for donation of overseas editions of her books.

Series S Photographs

Item S1
Image Of: Wendy Off
Created: 1994
Description: Black and white 10 cm x 15 cm of Wendy Orr, 1994. S1

Series V Promotional Material

Item V1
Title: Micki Monn and Daniel Day
Publisher/Producer: Allen & Unwin
Description: Press Release.

Item V2
Title: Mind Blowing
Publisher/Producer: Allen & Unwin
Description: Invitation to book launch

Item V3
Title: Arabella
Publisher/Producer: HarperCollins
Created: March 1998
Description: Publicity Flyer with brief biographical information on W Orr and K Gamble.

Item V4
Title: Peeling the onion
Publisher/Producer: Allen & Unwin
Created: July 1996
Description: Publicity Flyer with brief biographical information on W Orr and D Blacklock.

Item V5
Title: Wendy Orr
Publisher/Producer: Angus & Robertson
Description: Bookmark with brief biographical information.

Item V6
Title: Paradise Gold
Publisher/Producer: HarperCollins Publishers
Created: December 1998
Description: Publicity Flyer with biographical information

Item V7
Title: Nim's Island
Allen & Unwin Created: ca. 1999
Description: Media release,

Item V8
Title: Spook's Shack
Allen & Unwin Created: ca. 2003
Description: Media release.